Laurel Hill Advisory Group

Laurel Hill Advisory Group

June 27, 2012 15:53 ET

Laurel Hill Advisory Group Launches Diverse Director Search Service

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK--(Marketwire - June 27, 2012) - The Laurel Hill Advisory Group LLC ("Laurel Hill") has introduced a new service designed to help companies find qualified diverse director candidates. Minority and women executives currently working in senior management positions represent a largely untapped vein of talent for corporate boards.

By leveraging our unique experience in conducting corporate governance assessments, Laurel Hill has the ability and contacts to assist public companies in their search for qualified diverse director candidates. We gauge a company's governance risk, which enables us to better understand the corporate strategy, culture, and the board's current or desired skill matrix. We then relate these critical board areas to the prospective candidate's functional experience, business acumen and intelligence.

"Our goal is to identify qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds who have the ability to effectively work with others and challenge group-think; raising necessary questions and concerns while working within a board's framework. We have an extensive network consisting of leading professional organizations and up-and-coming corporate executives which provides us with unrivaled access to diverse, high quality board prospects," stated Francis Byrd, Senior Vice President, Corporate Governance & Risk Practice Leader.

About The Laurel Hill Advisory Group

The Laurel Hill Advisory Group is the only independent provider of Shareholder Communication and Corporate Governance Advisory services in North America. We provide the strategic guidance and program execution to deliver the desired shareholder response for our clients. Our expertise and depth of team has resulted in Canada's best proxy contest win record for the past 4 years and our independence guarantees our focus is solely on our clients' interests. Our team of knowledgeable and experienced professionals gives our clients access to first rate cross border capabilities that specialize in Proxy Solicitation, Information Agent services, Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Governance Review, Corporate Actions, Depositary Services, and Shareholder Asset Recovery Programs.

Contact Information

  • For information on
    Laurel Hill's Diverse Director Search Service:
    Francis Byrd
    (917) 338-3191